Shine Global makes films to give children a voice. This non-profit company showcases the stories of some of the world’s most at-risk children in a way that inspires hope and action amid despair. Shine Global’s mission is to “to end the exploitation and abuse of children worldwide through films that … Continue Reading Teach with <b>FREE</b> Movies and Curricula from Shine Global Films
The Challenge To create a poster reflecting the challenge of fixing government to include more voices in public decisions and help address growing income inequality. Using the powerful poster format, you are invited to express your unique views and ideas on how we can change the rules so that everyone … Continue Reading Enter this Poster Competition and Be Seen by World Leaders
Siloam Mission is a Winnipeg organization that alleviates hardships and provides opportunities for change for those affected by homelessness. Book a speaker for your class by contacting
Current events provide a great opportunity for teaching and learning about the grade 12 Global Issues Areas of Inquiry. These events provide teachers the ability to discuss and reflect on issues as they unfold, and students the ability to connect classroom learning with real-life events, while acquiring a greater understanding … Continue Reading How to Teach Students About Natural Disasters: MCIC Made a Guide!
What are the different forms of oppression? What does it feel like to be oppressed? Are we always aware of oppression when it is happening? The article “Teaching About Oppression Through Jenga” by Sara Lichtenwalter and Parris Baker describes a game-based learning example of teaching oppression. This can be played … Continue Reading TOOL: Teach Oppression Through Jenga
The Manitoba Environmental Youth Network is a great source of information on teaching and promoting environmental issues. They have an excellent section on Resources which describes how to go about fundraising and applying for grants, and gives great ideas for Take Action projects
In case you aren’t already familiar with Me to We, We Day, The Kielburgers and Free the Children, they also have a number of great resources for students and youth involved in Global Issues. Look under the Get Involved tab to find tool kits, lesson plans, campaign information, and more. The “We” phenomenon isn’t … Continue Reading Free the Children: “We” Campaigns and Resources
Volunteer Manitoba is a great resource for youth looking for volunteer opportunities. You can search through the list of opportunities available by organization or volunteer activity to find the right fit for you! There are many benefits to volunteering! Volunteers can discover new skills, talents and interests, build self-esteem through … Continue Reading IDEA: Volunteer in Manitoba!